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Climate Science

The atmosphere is complex—and fascinating, which is why scientists have studied it for more than a century. Our setting on Lake Superior highlights this complexity, making it even more interesting. Severe storms can move toward the area, only to lose energy as they get close. Small changes in wind direction…

Accommodations

Northland collaborates with and empowers students who have qualifying disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act by working together proactively to determine reasonable and appropriate accommodation measures. Northland is committed to providing students who have disabilities with an equal opportunity to fully participate in its courses, programs, and activities. Students…

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Engineering

This dual degree offers a blend of two different collegiate experiences. Northland College cooperates with Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, to provide this dual degree program. Here’s how it works. You will attend Northland College for three academic years, where you are responsible for completing the pre-engineering program and…

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Student Research Opportunities

Research, Analyze, Communicate: The Student Experience We take our location next to the largest freshwater lake in the world seriously. Through our laboratory, field research, and communications, we provide paid graduate level opportunities for undergraduates. Our student researchers, analyze, and communicate freshwater science—including climate change, toxic chemicals, Great Lakes policy,…

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Diversity and Inclusion

The North Wisconsin Academy was founded in 1892 with a declaration to provide educational opportunities to people of the north woods—including immigrants, women, and Native Americans. The Academy later became Northland College and our commitment to that original idea has never wavered. Northland was one of the first institutions of…

Phot0 by Brad Thompson. 2021 loonwatch winning photo of loon and chick.

Loon Appreciation Week and Poster

Held the first week of May, LoonWatch promotes loon education and conservation during Loon Appreciation Week by creating and distributing a new Loon Appreciation Week poster each year. Poster are available to the public for $7 each.  …